the capital and largest city associated with Czech Republic within the western area of the nation; a social and commercial center since the 14th century
capital regarding the Czech Republic, Czech Praha, maybe from a historical Slavic term linked to Czech pražiti, a term for woodland cleared by burning. Preferred etymology is from Czech prah "threshold." Related: Praguean; Praguian.
When the news reached Rome of the martyrdom of Adalbert, bishop of Prague (997), Bruno determined to take his place, and in 1004, after being consecrated by the pope as archbishop of the eastern heathen, he set out for Germany to seek aid of the emperor Henry II.